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Guardian readers recommend: Songs about horses ( videos)

January 24th, 2014 Comments Off
The horse has been long celebrated in story and song. We dream of horses as symbols of strength, freedom and understanding. Below are songs chosen by the British readers of the Guardian – We have included a few of ...

Przewalski’s horse: 10 things you didn’t know about the last wild horses on Earth

January 23rd, 2014 Comments Off
These small, stocky horses are the only truly wild horses left on the planet, and they have a fascinating history. Here’s everything you need to know about this endangered species. ~ Mother Nature Network From: Mother Nature Network By: ...

Box Elder officials reconsider policy after Utah horse roping backlash

January 23rd, 2014 (6)
To rope young horses again and again is abusive. The threats made to the woman video taping the event shows that the organizer knew how this would be perceived by the public. You can view the original video here. ...

Cold Weather Tips for Horse Owners

January 22nd, 2014 Comments Off
Another cold snap is come (or has come depending on where you live). Just a reminder of what to do to keep your horses happy and healthy during the Winter. ~ HfH From: HorseChannel.com Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center ...

Incredible Animal Communicator Translates Deadly Leopard’s Woes

January 22nd, 2014 (2)
Whether or not you believe Anna Breytenbach can communicate with animals, the video is simply stunning. There are people who specialize as horse communicators as well. The video is below the article in this post. ~ HfH From: Good ...

Measuring the Emotional Bond between Horses and Humans

January 21st, 2014 Comments Off
How we relate to each other, horses, humans, and other animals, scientists are learning is far more complex than what we perceive with our senses and memory alone. Perhaps horses can help emotional therapy sessions better than biofeedback machines ...

Horse Carriages in Central Park – New York Times Debate

January 21st, 2014 (1)
The fate of horse carriages in Central Park in New York City is still up in the air. This past weekend, the New York Times published an excellent article in the format of a debate by various equine and ...

Tom Bass: “Horses are like humans”

January 20th, 2014 (1)
Today is the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr and this month is Black History month. Many African Americans from the South were horse trainers and riders for plantations back before emancipation. The famous Black Cowboys can be ...

Rare Horses Released In Spain As Part Of ‘Rewilding’ Effort

January 20th, 2014 (2)
Retuerta horses, whose DNA are close to an ancient European breed, are being introduced to the wilds of western Spain. Rewilding is a growing movement across Europe. The re-introduction of a species, native to an area, driven out or ...

Seizures and Habitat for Horses

January 19th, 2014 (5)
This past week and a half many people followed the story of the 5 seized horses in Texas City. This is often followed by numerous questions by the public such as “Why can’t anyone rescue them? How do seizures ...